No matter your industry, you will find valuable content that is relevant to your area of expertise at #COTS2020. Join experts from all types of organizations as they discuss the test security capabilities and enhancements that protect the validity of test results and brand integrity. 


For 2020, this conference will be hosted in partnership with ETS in beautiful Princeton, NJ.



At #COTS2019, experts from over 80 organizations across eight countries gathered together to learn about the latest research in testing. Attendees benefited from over 50 educational sessions designed to facilitate open,  honest discussions.  By attending #COTS2020, you can learn how to: 

  • Build more secure tests,
  • Create a test security plan,
  • Implement policies and best practices,
  • Use statistics to detect examinees who may be cheating,
  • Convey security information and findings to stakeholders or courts of law,
  • And more!

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Hotel Reservations

The 2020 Conference on Test Security will be held at the historic Nassau Inn in downtown Princeton, NJ. The special COTS attendee rate will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

OCT 7-9, 2020

Nassau Inn

Princeton, NJ


Rooms are limited so book early!

Call for Proposals

Proposal submission is open from March 15, 2020 - June 1, 2020.

We encourage proposals regarding:

  • statistical methods and applications for detecting potential test fraud 
  • test security tools and methods for protecting the validity of testing results and brand integrity
  • developing or improving an organization’s test security program
  • development and use of standards for the prevention and detection of test fraud

For more information about proposal submission, please click below: